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Forum: Canada 07-18-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By Blackpearl
:lach: :lach: :lach:

:lach: :lach: :lach:
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-09-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Blackpearl
My oldest, biggest, female platy likes to stay in...

My oldest, biggest, female platy likes to stay in the corner all by herself. She's been doing it for months. She is at least 2.5 years old. So it is probably normal..
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-08-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Blackpearl
I've just came back from LFS with 50W heater and...

I've just came back from LFS with 50W heater and just finished setting it up. Temperature is currently at 78 F.

** monitoring tank temperature anxiously **
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 01-08-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,796
Posted By Blackpearl
I think what azn dreamer trying to say is, barbs...

I think what azn dreamer trying to say is, barbs don't get pregnant. Your barbs are probably just over fed / constipated.



Hmm if they're both male than maybe they're in the middle of fighting....
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-08-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Blackpearl
Thank you very much for the quick response! One...

Thank you very much for the quick response! One water change away and so many helpful responses.

I don't have a heater yet, it was pretty warm in the summer, and this is the first winter with the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-07-2005, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,730
Posted By Blackpearl
Platies: Julius, Caesar, Zeus, Big Mama, Big...

Platies:
Julius, Caesar, Zeus, Big Mama, Big Belly, Billy Jean, Isis and Osiris
Pleco: Batman
Dwarf Gouramis: Tim and Kevin
Marble loach: Bart
Ghost shrimp: unnamed. We just refer to it as 'the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-07-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Blackpearl
Heater for 10 gal?

Hi,

I'm positive now that I have ich in my tank, and would like to proceed with the heat treatment. What is the recommended heater specs for a 10 gal?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-07-2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By Blackpearl
Thanks for the information. I'm only covering...

Thanks for the information.
I'm only covering it with a plastic bag so it's not airtight.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-07-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,871
Posted By Blackpearl
That happens to me too :D My platies would...

That happens to me too :D
My platies would peck on me when I'm doing water changes, although they probably just thought my hand was food, but nevertheless .... I'm happy :D
Congratulations!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-05-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By Blackpearl
ALL this time I've been covering the bucket of...

ALL this time I've been covering the bucket of water for my water changes and let it be like that for at least 3 days :?
So I should start removing the cover from now on?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-02-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By Blackpearl
Hi Kasakato, I had the same issue with the...

Hi Kasakato,
I had the same issue with the platies in my tank. The males were chasing each other. There was a lot of agression because I had way too many males in the tank. After I sold 10 of the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 12-31-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,571
Posted By Blackpearl
I didnt exactly sell my platies to LFS, but...

I didnt exactly sell my platies to LFS, but rather trade them. I brought them to Petland.

If you worry about inbreed, try trading your male platies with new male platies from LFS. At least you're...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 12-30-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By Blackpearl
what are your water params? did you quarantine...

what are your water params? did you quarantine the fish before adding to the tank?
are all your fish seem fine and swimming as usual? notice any different behavior?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-29-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By Blackpearl
My pleco likes shrimp pellets and spinach.

My pleco likes shrimp pellets and spinach.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 12-29-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,571
Posted By Blackpearl
I've just sold 10 of my grown up platies to LFS,...

I've just sold 10 of my grown up platies to LFS, and they worth a dollar each (canadian).

What catfish will eat the platies? Just curious.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 12-29-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By Blackpearl
I'm thankful too. I;ve learned everything I need...

I'm thankful too. I;ve learned everything I need to know in AA.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 12-28-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,494
Posted By Blackpearl
I just tested my tank yesterday after the water...

I just tested my tank yesterday after the water change and there's no ammonia.

The platies gasp for air not very often. I'd see it like once a day when I'm sitting in front of the tank. I feed...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 12-28-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Blackpearl
I agree with gheitman that breeding net isn't...

I agree with gheitman that breeding net isn't necessary. My platies ignore their fry. My dwarf gourami tried to eat the fry, but of course the fry swims much faster. The fry are smart enough to hide...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 12-28-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,494
Posted By Blackpearl
Fish gasping for air

Hi everyone,
I haven't been around for quite a while so maybe no one recognized me.
Well anyways, I'm just curious that some of my platies sometimes swim up to the water surface and kind of gasp...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-30-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,990
Posted By Blackpearl
Welcome to AA :P

Welcome to AA :P
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-30-2004, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Blackpearl
I use a folded bedsheet so the stand wont get...

I use a folded bedsheet so the stand wont get scratched or wet easily.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-30-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By Blackpearl
Do you think I can put one or two ice cubes into...

Do you think I can put one or two ice cubes into the tank?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-27-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By Blackpearl
I think you'll have to wait another two months.

I think you'll have to wait another two months.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 08-26-2004, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By Blackpearl
Hi, I'm still kinda learning too, so my comments...

Hi, I'm still kinda learning too, so my comments may not be accurate, but I'd like to point out several things.

Platies, Mollies, and Swordtails are really peaceful fish, and may not be so...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 08-25-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,375
Posted By Blackpearl
99% of lawyers make the rest look bad.

99% of lawyers make the rest look bad.
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